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Stop killing civilians; Afghan warring sides told

AT News KABUL: The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has expressed his deep frustration over intensification of violence that inflicted casualties on civilians since March of 2020 in Afghanistan. He called on the warring parties to halt violence and agree on a ceasefire.   In a report formed by the UN over …

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UN chief calls for strenuous effort for Afghanistan peace

AT News KABUL: The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres believes that the second political agreement between President Ashraf Ghani and his frequent electoral rival Abdullah Abdullah was needed to break a political impasse Afghanistan was facing. Ghani agreed to include Abdullah in his government after the latter threatened to form …

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Afghanistan has 6.5 million refugees overseas

AT News KABUL: More than 6.5 million Afghans are refugees overseas as the conflict continues to drive the refugee crisis. Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation has said that over 6,500,000 million Afghans are refugees overseas, with an overwhelming majority settling in Iran and Pakistan. On the occasion of the world refugee …

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Afghanistan turns to China to battle the virus

AT News KAABUL: The government of Afghanistan has asked for help from China in training of medical staff to fight the Corona virus. As the birthplace of Corona virus, China managed to overcome the disease and gain enough experiences in how to contain it. Mirwais Naab, deputy foreign minister met …

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Pakistan to reopen transit routes with Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: Pakistan would soon resume imports from Afghanistan via Torkham and Spin-Boldak transit gates, Afghan authorities said, adding that its exact date for reopening the gates would be clarified after the technical meetings between Kabul and Islamabad. Afghanistan ambassador to Islamabad, Atif Mashal said, “We are also working …

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Khattak receives Khushal Khan Khattak Award for his book

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai has offered his heartiest congratulations to Afrasiab Khattak for receiving prestigious ‘Khushal Khan Khattak Poetry Award’ for shis book of poems ‘Nawi Tegh’. “I am offering my best wishes to dear friend Afrasiab Khattak for being awarded by Pakistani literature academy with the …

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